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   London Daily Post And General Advertiser (Newspaper) - December 28, 1743, London, Middlesex                                W    D N E S D AY,  D e b'fc m b e r 2^8,; 1743. Deal, December 25. jAME down and fcBM hfs Majl-fty's Sbip'thfe Northumberland;. and the Dorrington, Crabb, far Eaft-India,and Indoftry Tender t with theDurfley, 'Campfon, for Leghorn. Remain with the Furnace, Pembroke's Prize, Urfula Tender, with the Dutch Ship for India. Wind B.N.E. . Grave/end, Dee. ifo. Pafs'd Dy Sally, Mackenzie ; Carteret, Chevalier Jolly, Batche: Jor, Darby; and Mary, Bird, from Jamaica; the Firtiee, Perry, from Norway j Chandois, Grifcth, from  Rotterdam ; Mary, Trickner j and Upton, Smith, from Peters-burgh {.Elizabethand�/Jary,Adarafon, from Riga ; Duke �f Kingfton, Merrington, from Boloign 3 Union, Stevens, from Oltend. LONDON. Extra8 of a Letter from Capt, Thomas Brooks, dated at Leghorn* Dec, 4, 1743-, 0,S. 'Onthe 18thof November, O.S. thelfland of Caba-"'reta bearing N.byE. Diftance about 4 Leagues; we met * with a Majorca Shebeck, tbe largeft btrloriging to that � Ifland; about fix in the Evening, fliepaft'd athwart our -Fore-Foot, Ihail'dhim, he anfwer'd from Portmahone, * jn very had Englift, which made me Mpeft him to be a � Rogue, on which I fir'd ten or twelve Guns at him, he � returned three, then got away upon our Weather Quarter, 'out of Gun-Shot, and kept dogging us all Night, till < about 7 next Morning, when he bore down upon us, and ' kept a little on our Weather Quarter, as we being ciofe � to .the Wind could not bring any of pur Guns in the � Waift to bear upon him, fo that we had only one Gun, "* out bf the Stem-Ports, to bear upon him, and he went * fo much fatter than we, that he was on board us before � we could load that Gun the third Time, when he boarded ' us on the Larboard Quarter, then we fir'd the three � aftermoft Guns at him ; then he fir'd all hii great Guns * and fmall Arms, and enter'd his Men ; then we took, to ' our Dole Quarters; he lay on board us about an Hoar,  aKi,andjfefi^jumpedcwboard, AVto how many. ' we killed and wounded in the Shebeck we are not Certain, * but believe a good! many j. they had cut down our Co- * lours, but as foon as we {allied out, hoifted them again * a't the Mizen Peak; he fcnt his Boat to:tak� up what he ' cou'cT of his Men, that were fwimming ,m the Water i * then he wore his VefleL hawkd down his Colours,, and * made "off as faft as he cpu'd; he bad fetus on fire in * two Places with his Powder Fla&s,, which we timely � put out; then'went to knotting and fplicing our Rigging, � and put the Ship in. Order for Sailing. Thank God � we had bat two hurt, viz. James Addifon, fecond Mate, * endeavouring to put the Fire out in the Yaol, had his-Face1 * blown up by a Powder Flaflc j and a Portugueze Sailor � that did not get in the.dofe Quarters, was baroaroufly cut * and hacked, and left for dead; they are both now pretty * well. . Our People alTbehaved well. The Name of � the Shebeck is the Santo-Chrifto-Sahtp-Oufe, Capt. An- * tonio Poteljo belonging to Majorca, with eight large � Carriage Guns, 18 Patteraroes, and 100 Men, and a very � great Quantity of Small Arms'. From Naples of December 10, they fay as follows, viz. Lad Week, on the Report fpread by the MafieTs of two Merchant Veflels, who,then anchored at this Port from the Levant, that they faw a Squadron of Britifh Ships of War faiUbg'in the Channel of Malta, Notice was given thereof to the Secretary of State, who immediately fummoned a Council of War ; after which an extraordinary Motion wa� obferved amongft the Mjnifters. . The Court, onthepre-fent Critical Circamftafices of Italy, has ordered the Recruiting to be continued,; in order to be provided agairvft all Events. From Barcelona they write, that all the Embarkations that were in that Port, have been taken into Service for Tranfports, and were ordered to proceed to Provence, but do not fay to what Port j and it is faid that a fmall Convoy is expedled to arrive very foon in fome Part of Italy, with Troops, Cannon, Ac. from Majorca. They write from Copenhagen, of Dec. 24, N.S. that all the Tranfport Ships which were retained there for fome Time, are now paid off and difmiffed. The Rations and Portions of the Land Officers are likewife ditninifhed, the Superiors -being to receive from the firft of January next only one Third, and the Inferiors half of the Field Allowance. . ' According to private Letters from Paris, the Eleven E-di�b lately regifterVi by Order of the Court will produce 126,000,000, and this without the leaft Incoaveniency to the ordinary Scrt of People, the whole being r^ifed on Perfons in Offices, and who are in eafy Circumflance6. There are, befides thefe, three other Edie"b, which the Parliament defire may admit of fome Modifications; and it is fuppofed that when this Requeft is granted, they will make the foregoing Sum 140,000,000 cojnpleau Yefterday fixty Pieces of fine Brafs Cannon were fhipp'd on board at Woolwich, with their Carriages, for his Ma-v jelly's Garrifotu of Gibraltar and Pojtjuahon; they are all 24 Pounden. The Bbard of Ordnance have order'd that 10,000 Mas-, kets,- with Balls anfwerable, be got ready for his Majefry's Army ih. Flanders in fix Weeks.; agreeable to which Order the, Pcrfbns concern'd in the Train bf Artillery work in-cefiantly Night and Day.   and 61,308 were drawn Prizes of looK each.' .   -       ''.    . - High Water this Day at LondOn-Bndge at 54 Minutes aftcr:8.   . ^ H A Y - M A R K E T. T the KING'S T HE A      E in the; ' R*     O      X      A      N     A; O Rj Alexander in India. 'Tbt MUSICK Cmjiofd by Mr, HANDEL. � With Dances and other. Decor at lOHs-ettijrefy New. Pit and Bows to be fut togethsr, and no Perfons to bcadniitted without Tickets, which will be deKver'd that Day, at the Office In the Hay-Market, at Half a Guinea each.  Gallery 5 s. By his M a j e S T yv Command, No PerfoHs whatever to be admitted behind the Scenes. The.Gallery will be open at Four o'clock. * Pit and Boxes at Five. To begin at Six 0'Clock. N.B. Tuefday next will be perform'd a new Opera, call'd al-phonso, where Signor and Signora campioni will Dance for the firft Time ih England.__ DRURY-LANE. By His Majeflfs Company of Comedians, AT the Theatre-Rbyal in Drury-Lane, this Day, will be prefented a Play, call'd The   R  EH E A  R S A L. The Part of Bayes to be pcrfornVd by Mr. GARRJCK. Mr. Smith, Mr. W.Giftard j -Mr. Tohnfon, Mr.Mills; The' other Characters to be perform*d ty Mr. Yang, Mr. Ha-vard, - Mr. Tafwell, Mr. BHkes, Mr. Turbuift, Mr. Arthur, Mr. Neale, Mr. Morgan, Mr.Winftone, Mr. Green, Mr. Woodburn, Mr. Ray, Mr.Uflier, Mr. Wright, MrirRidout, MrsiC'rofi, Mifs Cole, Mife Wright. With an Additional Reinforcement of Mr.Bayet's new-rais'd Troops. With Entertainments between the Afts, viz. A& II. A Dance, call'd Tbe Italian Mafyueradc by Monf, Meilment, Mr. Deffe, Mr.Livfee, Mrs. Walter, Mrs. Thomfon, and others. Aft III. Singing by Mr. M OR LAND. No Money will be taken behind-the Scenes, nor any Money to ba return'd after the Curtain is drawn up* Places for the Boxes tm be taken at the Stage-Door of the Theatre: To.begin exafily at Six o'CIock. To-morrow will be prefented The GAMESTER.I COVE N T G AKDH JN. AT the Theatre-Royal in Covent-Gafden, this Day, will be predated a Comedy, call'd The   COUNTRY   WIFE. The Part of the.Conntry Wife by Mrs. clive; Horner, Mr. Ryan j Harowrt, Mr. Hale j Sparkifli, Mr. Chapman ; Sir Jafper Fidget, by Mr. Hipplfleyj Dorilant, Mr.Cafliellj Quack, Mr. Marten.  Lady Fidget, Mrs. Mullart 5 Alithea, Mrs. Vincent j Mn.SqueamiA, MlfsHUiyaid | Lucy, Mrs.Dunftall; And tha Part of Pinchwife by Mr. QUIN. . To which will be added, a Dramatic Entertainment, call'd The   R O Y A L   C H A C E ; Or,   Merlin's Cave. The Character of a ChafTevr Royal, by Mr. BEARD 3 Merlin, Mr.Leteddgej Dfana, MUaHUIyard r Aerial Spirits bf Mpnf.PICQ^ imd Maiemoilelle DO MIT ILL A, Mrs. Delagarde, Madem. Fabres, Mrs. Lebrua, Mrs. Villeneuvc, and others. Jupiter, tathf Charaaerof-HarlequiH, by Mr. WOODWARD; ' Mercury, Mr. Relnhold; DoOcr/ by Mr.Bencraft} Colombine^ by'Mrs. Kilby j Pinto,' Neptune, Pan, Hercules, Apollo, Mars, in the Ch�raiier� of Poach, Pantalon, Scaramouch, Brighella, Mei-sedn,' and Lcasdtr, by Moof� Lamoaad, Mr. Dupre, Mr, Deftrade, Mr. Delagarde, Monf. Newtone and Monf. Picq; Plerot b.y Monf. LALAUZflk Boxe* c'a.   Pit j"a.   Firft"Gallery as.    JTpperGallery is. Places for the Bjixea to be taken of Mr. Page/at the Stage-Door I of the Theatre* To begift exaclly at Six o'CIock B   A   9    K   R   U   P   T   S. Waiiam Lockier, of the Pariftt of Avening in the Gonnty of GlOuoifter, t21othier. AmbrofeMarflial, of Gorabill, London^^Weaver,and Haberdallrer of Small" Wares:,/        " ., fiank .Stock 147 3 4ths a 1 half, "fadia Ditto ao Transfer. South Sea Stock no Transfer; -*Bitto Qld Anriui-ties 114 5 Sths. Ditto New no Tr^nsfeh Thr^ ^ Cent. Annuities 102 1 half. Ditto-1742, I'tfi 1 halE Ditto 1743, tot t half. Million Bank 118. Equivalent 111, Royal Afiurance So 1 half. London AfTurance 11 5 8ths. Engliih Copper 41. 15 a. Seven per Cent. Emperor's Loan no Price. Five per Cent, ditto79. Bank Circulation 3 1. 5 s. Prem. India Bonds 4 1. 18 s. Pr. Three and a half Salt Tallies a 3 4ths Pr. Three and a half rjer Cent. Exchequer Orders 4 1.4th Prem. Three per Cent. Ditto 2 Difc.  Lottery Tickets 13I. i^s. "    M    A    Y - F    A    I    Rl AT the NEW WELiLS in May-Fair, this Day, will ke jperlbrm'd Several New Exerciies of Rope-Dancing, Tumbling, Vaulting, and Eqnilibres. Rope-dancing by Monf.,Janno, Mr. Williams, and Mr.Hough Dancing by Mr. Carney, Mra.Jaekfon, thetwbMafiers and Mii Granier, Mife Jones, Mr. Chettle, Mr. Hayes, and Mrs. Hough. Tumbling by Monf. Janno, Mr. Williams, and Mr. Hough. Several new Songs by Mr. Brett and Mr. Cunningham! With feveral New Equillbres by the Ruffia Boy, who. performs feveral furprhlng New Ballances. And the diverting Performances of the anions' BATH MORRIS-DANCERS. To which will be added, Several new Scenes in Groteique Charaders, call'd The SAILORS PROGRESS; or, %be Humours 0/Wapping and Stepney. The Character of Harlequin by Mr. Hayes 5 Colombine Mr*. Hough; 'Squire Noodle, Mr.Chettle; Lolpoop, Mr. Hough ; Sailors by Mr. Cunningham, Mr. Carney, aad Monf. Granier ; Stepney Landlady, Mrs. Doublechilk; Mifs Brazen, Mils Jones j Mils' Loveit, Mifs Smith; Mifs Dawdle, Mifs Evans.' The Whole to conclude with a diverting Dance, call'd The   HUMOURS  of the  TIME S. To begin every Evening at Half an Hour after Five o'CIock. *#* Every One to pay a Shilling at the Door, and take a Ticket, which Ticket will be taken for a Shilling, in the Reckoning. Places for the Boxes to be taken at the Bar ot the Wells. Admiralty-Office, Dec. 2,1, 1743.-TPHE Lords Commifjioners of the Admiralty �      obferving, that verjL/eiv Perfons have applied to tbem-'to be appointed to ferve as Scbooltiiafers on Board tbe Ships, of bisMajefiys Fleet; their Lordjhips do hereby give Notice that fucb Perfons as  * \fthri" JH- lUMstyore Iwmajier, Wardens, and Jjfftants of the Trt-pity-Houfe at Deptford Strend, and bring hitbtr a Certificate #nder t heir Hands, of their being well Jkilled in tbe Theory andPraSice'of the Art'of Navigation, and qualified to teac% Youth therein, Jballbe employed, and preferred according t* their Merit. Thomas Corbett. ft?    be    L E T T,---- In  Bloomsbury -Square, Next Door to tbe Lord Chief-Jujlice L EE's, AHOUSE, Ready Furnished.  With a Coach-Houfe, Stabling for four Horfes, and other Conve-niencies.     _Enquire at the laid Houfe. -_� THOMAS  O VERB-UR Y,- IS Removed from the CaflU * Tavern 4n Flut-ftrut, to the Corner of Fountain-Court- in Sb*t-Lant, near ct-ftreet, where he cohtumes the WINE-trade in the Whole- faleWay. _ � in' * ''Note, The Houfe to be Lett, Enquire there._ 1o prevent IMPOSITION, STRONG and Fine-fhvour'd BATAVIA arrack, for 12 s. 6 A. per Gallon, if taken from the In-^ dia-Houfe, being 3 s. per Gallon preferable to what is generally fold.** Enquire of the Clerks %t tie CompahyV Warthtfuft, Xombard-fireet, where Samples aay be had at 6 d. ptr Gallon Advance. By Ordtr �f thit Company, ~ T. Brodrick. Brandy-iparcboufe, Ltmb*Td-flrett. Shii Day is publijh'd^ Price 6 d. THE Emperor's Commiflbrial Decree to the Diet of the States of the Empire afiembledat Fiancfort, and dated thelith of this Month, directing the Protefts ef theOueea of Hungary to be expung'd from their Records." With a- Preface fliewing the;Irsportance of this Decree. Printed for M< Cooper,; at the Globe in Pater-nofter-Row. �Note, This is the En^eror1* Akgry Deerte mention'd iA the Daily Papers of Monday laft. Tbis Day ts publijbed, The Second Edit/on, of AJournal of the Expedition to CARTH A-GENA, with Notes.   In Anfwer to a late Pamphlet; entitled, An Account of the Expedition to Cartbagtna. �}ui fiatuit all quid, parte inaudita altera, �'"jBifiW/ii /I'm jiMAUtV} tlJjida'ouur^3K^mr'    ~Senec Med. _Printed for J; Roberts, in Warwick-Lane._' Ibis Day is 7ubttfhear In two neat Pocket Volumes, in Twelves, the Second Edition,   Revifed and Corrected,  of THE Life of MARIANNE,   or the Adventures of the Countefs of ***. ; By       

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